(Fox News) Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has been found dead of an apparent drug overdose at a Manhattan apartment, a law enforcement source told FoxNews.com.
The NYPD responded to an apartment in the West Village shortly after 11 a.m. Sunday morning, the source said.
"The Hunger Games" actor has amassed an impressive portfolio of roles going back to the early 1990s, when he first appeared on the hit, New York City-based show, "Law & Order."
He has since gone on to appear in notable movies like "Scent of a Woman," "Boogie Nights," "The Big Lebowski," "Almost Famous," "Capote," "Mission Impossible III," and "Moneyball."
Hoffman, 46, has been nominated for four roles for an Academy Award, winning a single time for his portrayal of journalist Truman Capote, author of, "In Cold Blood."
Hoffman was filming the third installment in the immensely popular Hunger Games trilogy, in which he plays the character Plutarch Heavensbee.
The Heavensbee character figured very prominently in the third "Hunger Games" book, entitled, "Mockingjay," on which the third movie is based.